Speech Code Rating

Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment Policy

  • Speech Code Rating
    Red
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Discriminatory Harassment: Discriminatory Harassment means verbal comments, graphic or written statements, or physical conduct by a student, faculty, staff, or other PSU community member based on Protected Class(es) that is so severe, persistent or pervasive that it interferes with or limits a…

Housing Handbook: Civility

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Bullying Policies
  • Last Updated
Civility Abusive or adverse treatment of residents, guests, or staff members, or any behavior that results in a hostile work, living, or academic environment is prohibited. Many behaviors or actions could warrant conduct action, such as harassment, bullying, etc. Such behaviors that…

Housing Handbook: Bias Related Behavior

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
  • Last Updated
Bias incidents are behaviors/actions directed towards an individual or group based upon actual or perceived identity characteristics or background (e.g., skin color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity and expression, age, or physical, mental, or emotional disability). Any…

Code of Student Conduct and Responsibility: Harassment

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Harassment is a course of conduct directed at a specific individual or individuals that causes or is intended to cause emotional or physical distress and serves no legitimate purpose.

Bias Review Team

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
  • Last Updated
Portland State University is committed to addressing bias incidents on campus and in our community and will provide individuals with resources and support when someone experiences a traumatizing event. Bias is harmful to individuals and the community. When you are hurt, the…

Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment Policy: Title IX Sexual Harassment

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Title IX Sexual Harassment procedures apply to: ... unwelcome sexual conduct that is so severe, persistent, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to recipient's educational program or employment.